The PSA Set Registry Race to 100,000 SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES:

NO PURCHASE REQUIRED TO ENTER OR WIN.

A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

1.      ELIGIBILITY:  The PSA Set Registry Race to 100,000 Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to individuals who are legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia and are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry.  Employees of Collectors Universe, Inc. and related companies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible.  The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

2.      SPONSOR:  The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Collector’s Universe, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Sponsor”)

3.      AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES:  Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth in these Official Rules in a timely manner.

4.      ENTRY PERIOD:  The Sweepstakes begins on August 2, 2013 at 12:00:01 p.m. Central Time (“CT”) and ends on December 31, 2015, at 11:59:59 CT or when the PSA Set Registry reaches 100,000 registered sets, whichever occurs first.  Entries received outside of the Entry Period will be disqualified.

5.      ENTRY:  You can enter in two ways: (i) register and publish a PSA-certified or PSA/DNA-graded collectible set on the PSA Set RegistrySM or PSA/DNA Set RegistrySM, respectively, in compliance with the PSA Set RegistrySM Rules, available online at http://www.psacard.com/PSASetRegistry/rules.aspx and PSA/DNA Set Registry Rules, available online at http://www.psacard.com/DNASetRegistry/rules.aspx; and (ii) send your name, address, email address and phone number on a 3”x5” index card to PSA Set Registry Race to 100,000 Sweepstakes, P.O. BOX 6180 Newport Beach, CA 92658 during the Entry Period.  There is no cost to register.  Only complete entries will be accepted or entered into the Sweepstakes. Once submitted, entry cannot be modified, deleted or returned.  Non-conforming entries are void and will be disqualified.  All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.  Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, sweepstakes entry services or “bots”) will void all entries by that entrant.

6.      WINNER SELECTION/ODDS: Winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about the day that the combined PSA Set Registry & PSA/DNA Set Registry reach the following Registered Set milestones: 87,500, 90,000, 95,000 and 100,000 total Registered Sets, from among all eligible entries received.  Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received.  Winner will be notified by telephone, email and/or mail.  If the potential winner cannot be contacted within ten (10) days after the first attempt to make contact, potential winner will be deemed to be ineligible and disqualified.  In such event, Sponsor will draw an alternate, potential winner at random from all remaining entries received. 

7.      REQUIREMENTS OF THE POTENTIAL WINNER: Except where prohibited, the potential winner once contacted will be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (the “Affidavit/Release”), within ten (10) days of being notified.  If potential winner fails to sign and return the Affidavit/Release within the required time period, potential winner will be deemed to be ineligible and disqualified.  In such event, Sponsor will select an alternate, potential winner at random from all remaining entries once received. 

8.      PRIZES: The following prizes will be awarded at these Registered Set milestones: 87,500 Registered Sets – ONE (1) PSA/DNA authenticated autographed sports memorabilia item or PSA graded trading card valued at approximately $500 USD, the odds of winning depend on the number of entries received; 90,000 Registered Sets – ONE (1) PSA/DNA authenticated autographed sports memorabilia item or PSA graded trading card valued at approximately $1,000 USD, the odds of winning depend on the number of entries received;  95,000 Registered Sets – ONE (1) PSA/DNA authenticated autographed sports memorabilia item or PSA graded trading card valued at approximately $2,500 USD, the odds of winning depend on the number of entries received; and 100,000 Registered Sets - ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE of a graded PSA “8” Christy Mathewson 1915 Cracker Jack #88 baseball card (Spec ID 21688932), the odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.

9.      PUBLICITY/LICENSE: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes winner’s consent to Sponsor’s use of winner’s name, likeness, voice, opinions, biographical information and state of residence for promotional purposes in any media without further payment or consideration.

10.  PRIVACY: All information submitted to Sponsor as part of this Sweepstakes will be treated in accordance with the Collector’s Universe Privacy Policy, available at www.collectors.com/home/privacy.

11.  GENERAL CONDITIONS: Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules.  Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.  In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, Sponsor, may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules, or (b) cancel the Sweepstakes and award the prize via random drawing from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.   

12.  RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, its officers, directors, employees and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize, including but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (e) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt from any prize.  Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, Sponsor’s liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall Sponsor be liable for attorney’s fees.  Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct or indirect damages.

13.  DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of California; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees or expenses; and (c) entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct or indirect damages.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California.

14.  SWEEPSTAKES RESULTS: For the winner’s name, available after each listed milestone is reached or December 31, 2015, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to PSA Set Registry Race to 100,000 Sweepstakes, P.O. BOX 6180 Newport Beach, CA 92658 during the Entry Period.  All requests must be received by February 28, 2016.